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Open grants

Key dates, guidelines and application forms for all open grants offered by the Cancer Institute NSW's Competitive Grants Program.

Applications for grants offered by the Cancer Institute NSW are sought from all NSW based universities, cancer services, hospitals, Area Health Services and other relevant agencies.

Applicants are requested to carefully consider the objectives, eligibility and selection criteria detailed in the Guidelines for each grant type to ensure they are applying for the most appropriate funding. If an applicant is unsure or would like to clarify any points please contact the grants team.

More information about the grants application process can be found on the Applying for grants page on this website.

NB: The Research Leader Program has been discontinued.

Research Equipment Grants (REG) - CLOSED

Opens: 19 March 2014
Closes: 16 April 2014
Expected funding commences: 30 June 2014

Research Equipment Grants are directed to providing substantial funding for key research platforms, core equipment and capacities to enhance the cancer research effort in NSW. These grants will support capability development and greater levels of collaboration across the cancer research sector. Research Equipment Grants are open to members of Translational Cancer Research Centres and Units. (max:  $500,000). 

 

Expressions of Interest (EOI): Evidence to Practice Grants 2014/15 - CLOSED

Opens: 10 FEB 2014
Closes: 5PM, 21 MAR 2014
Notification to Applicants: 30 MAY 2014

The aim of the Evidence to Practice Grants is to provide funding to organisations working in cancer control to undertake projects that embed evaluated research into practice or generate evidence to fill an existing gap.

There are five types of Evidence to Practice Grants for 2014/15, within specific priority areas:
- Bowel Cancer Screening: Colonoscopy Services Improvement
- Screening: Breast and/or Cervical
- Skin Cancer Prevention
- System Performance and Innovation
- Tobacco Control

 

Early Career Fellowships (ECF) - CLOSED

Opens: 13 Jan 2014
Closes: 30 May 2014
Funding commences: 1 Jan 2015

3 year full time Fellowships to provide salary and project support to encourage the very best researchers (up to five years post doc) to choose cancer research as their career and to continue independent research that is nationally and internationally competitive (max: $200,000 p.a. x 3 years).

 

Career Development Fellowships (CDF) - CLOSED

Opens: 13 Jan 2014
Closes: 30 May 2014
Funding commences: 1 Jan 2015

3 year full time Fellowships to provide salary and project support to encourage the very best researchers to continue independent cancer research that is nationally and internationally competitive (max: $200,000 p.a. x 3 years).

 

Future Research Leader Fellowships (FRL) - CLOSED

Opens: 13 Jan 2014
Closes: 30 May 2014
Funding commences: 1 Jan 2015

5 year full time Fellowships to provide salary and project support to encourage high calibre interstate and international emerging researchers to establish a substantial program of research at a NSW institution. Open to members of Translational Cancer Research Centres and Units (max: $250,000 p.a. x 5 years).

 

Program Grants - Translational Research (TPG) Expression of Interest

Opens: 1 SEP 2014
Closes: 3 OCT 2014
Funding commences: 1 APR 2015

The Cancer Institute NSW Program Grants - Translational Research are focussed on supporting a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer research that will rapidly translate research discoveries into clinical programs or policy (max: $750,000 p.a. x 5 years).

 

Important note

The Translational Cancer Research Centre (TCRC) program incorporates a number of Cancer Institute NSW grant schemes which will no longer be on offer outside this program, including, professional development and training for research and clinical staff such as research scholars, clinical fellowships, research innovation grants, travel and education scholarships, networking and outreach activities and research activities.

In addition, from July 1, 2011 applications for several Cancer Institute NSW grant schemes will only be accepted from funded TCRCs with consortia members as first named applicants including Research Equipment, Research Infrastructure, Future Research Leader and Translational Program Grants.

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Enquiries

Grants Team

Tel: 8374 3530 or
8374 5644
Fax: 8374 5778

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